Airbus has won a patent for a hypersonic passenger plane which could potentially fly from London to New York in an hour. Dubbed Concord 2.0, the jet would be capable of flying more than four times the speed of sound.
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ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday Greece is close to concluding a deal with lenders on a multi billion euro bailout, which he said would end doubts over the country's presence in the euro zone.
Low-cost carrier Ryanair said it flew more than 10 million international passengers last month, a feat it claimed was a first for any airline.
At least 24 people died and hundreds were rescued after two passenger trains derailed nearly side by side as they crossed a bridge in central India late Tuesday night.